Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Women's Basketball.
Carolina Rundown: November 24
Friday: Danny Green had 18 points. Harrison Barnes had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Saturday: Brandan Wright had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Green had 21 points and seven rebounds. Sunday: Ty Lawson had 18 points and 16 assists. Tar Heels all over this highlight from Sunday, as Ed Davis blocks Lawson, and Wayne Ellington finishes it with an emphatic slam.
UNC Sports Weekend Offered Up Plenty
With fall sports conducting NCAA playoffs and basketball season now in full swing, it was an eventful weekend for Tar Heel athletics. UNC athletes experienced both the thrill of victory and the bitter taste of defeat. The UNC men’s and women’s basketball teams have hit the road with desirable final destinations. The men are Bahamas bound, while the women are headed to Hawaii.
Carolina Women Rout Oregon, Improve To 4-0
Sophomore forward Stephanie Mavunga had 23 points, 16 rebounds and six blocks to lead No. 11 North Carolina to a 76-59 victory at Oregon Sunday afternoon from Matthew Knight Arena. North Carolina (4-0) overcame an 11-point first-half deficit by shooting 55.9 percent after halftime to take control of the game. The Tar Heels led by as many as 23 points midway through the second half.
Carolina Rundown: November 20
The Raptors paid tribute to Vince Carter, and it brought him to tears. Ty Lawson had 15 points and 15 assists. Brandan Wright had 14 points and six rebounds. Wayne Ellington may be back with the Lakers tomorrow. Giovani Bernard is back at practice for the Bengals. The field hockey team has arrived in Maryland for tomorrow's Final Four matchup with Syracuse.
UNC Women Hold Off Oklahoma State, 79-77
No. 11 North Carolina held off a tough 21st-ranked Oklahoma State squad Wednesday for a 79-77 victory inside Carmichael Arena. With the game tied 77-all with less than a minute to play, UNC senior point guard Latifah Coleman drove down the gut of the Cowgirl defense, and dished a perfect pass to Stephanie Mavunga who laid the ball in for the game-winning bucket.
Carolina Rundown: November 19
ESPN bowl projections have Carolina in Tampa or Detroit. Or maybe the Cactus Bowl (yes, that is a real thing). There really is a 30 for 30 being made called "I Hate Christian Laettner". Complete highlights of Ty Lawson's 24/11 performance this week. John Henson had four points and four rebounds. Here's a GIF of an impressive dunk from Henson.
Video: UNC Homecoming Weekend Wrap Up - Undefeated
Six different Tar Heel teams combined for a 10-0 record this homecoming weekend including field hockey, volleyball, men's and women's basketball, women's soccer, and football.
Carolina Rundown: November 17
Julius Peppers, who has become a leader in Green Bay, returned an interception for a touchdown in a blowout Packers win over the Eagles. Raymond Felton is healthy, and will start serving his four-game suspension against Charlotte today. Hakeem Nicks caught two passes, including a sweet touchdown grab, for the Colts.
Allisha Gray Does It Again To UCLA In 84-68 Carolina Win
There is something about UCLA that brings out the best in North Carolina sophomore guard Allisha Gray. A year-removed from scoring 30 points against the Bruins last year in Los Angeles, Gray scored 19 points to lead five players in double figures as the No. 13 Tar Heels picked up an 84-68 victory over 23rd-ranked UCLA Sunday afternoon in Carmichael Arena.
Carolina Rundown: November 14
Vince Carter had 11 points and four rebounds. Brandan Wright had 14 points and five rebounds. Harrison Barnes had 12 points. Da'Norris Searcy had three tackles in the Thursday night game. It looks like Eric Ebron will play this weekend. A recruiting coup for Carolina, as Jalen Dalton signed and will enroll in January.
The Coach: Sylvia Hatchell
Sylvia Hatchell is the winningest active coach in women’s basketball (908-321), a Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer and a three-time national coach of the year. Under her direction, the Tar Heels have won a national championship and eight ACC titles and compiled six 30-win seasons.
Carolina Rundown: November 13
Roy Williams has good perimeter depth at his disposal. Marcus Paige heads Sports Illustrated's preseason All-America list. Episode 5 of the behind the scenes series "This is Carolina Basketball" is now online. Harrison Barnes is soaring for the Golden State Warriors. And the Cincinnati Bengals expect to be without Giovani Bernard on Sunday (hip).
Carolina Rundown: November 11
Not saying NBA players have a lot of free time on their hands, but Kendall Marshall had time to perfect his seated halfcourt shot. Women's soccer received a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will host a match this weekend. Carolina remains at No. 8 nationally in the new volleyball poll. Women's basketball won an exhibition, 92-50. Dustin Ackley is hoping for a big 2015.
Balanced Attack Leads UNC Women Over Wingate, 92-50
Five players scored in double figured to send No. 13 North Carolina to a 92-50 victory over Wingate in an exhibition women’s basketball game Monday night at Carmichael Arena. Sophomores Allisha Gray and Stephanie Mavunga each scored 14 points in the final tuneup for the Tar Heels before the regular season begins in earnest at home on Friday against Howard at 4 p.m.
Ivory Latta relishes role on UNC staff
Whatever her personal plan, however she envisioned her future, this wasn’t it. Not that Ivory Latta is complaining. Thanks to the intercession of two veteran coaches – one offering a competitive opportunity she’d almost despaired of realizing, the other proffering a chance she never wanted – she is prospering in overlapping careers, and quite happy about it.